Adeline Gensterblum

21 March 1917–10 February 2007 (Age 89)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Adeline

When Adeline Gensterblum was born on 21 March 1917, in Michigan, United States, her father, Joseph Gensterblum, was 35 and her mother, Mary Schaefer, was 25. She married Roman E Smith on 30 May 1938, in Michigan, United States. She lived in Portland, Ionia, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 February 2007, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Portland, Ionia, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roman E Smith
Adeline Gensterblum
Marriage: 30 May 1938

Spouse and Children

30 May 1938
Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Gensterblum





World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Adeline Gensterbun in household of Joseph Gensterbun, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adaline M Gensterblum in household of Joe Gensterblum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Adeline M Smith in household of Roman E Smith, "United States Census, 1940"

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